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Political and cultural discussion and commentary centered on the Hawkeye State

Political and cultural discussion and commentary centered on the Hawkeye State
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Political and cultural discussion and commentary centered on the Hawkeye State

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@LibertiesIA

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English


Episodes

Progress is not Politics

4/5/2019
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In which Kyle returns to explain why free speech has become a partisan issue, encourage the legislature to make police transparent again, and complain about how the Senate and House Republicans just can't get along.

Duration:01:13:42

Moralities & Monstrosities

3/15/2019
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In which Kyle discusses the root of the conflicts about the death penalty and guns, as well as laments the lack of such rooted understanding regarding socialism.

Duration:00:39:47

Tables, Plans, & Tabled Plans

3/2/2019
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In which Kyle continues dissecting the results of the latest Iowa Poll, and talks the governor’s plans for felon voting, children’s mental health, and birth control availability.

Duration:00:39:16

Special: Senator Amy Sinclair on Campus Free Speech

2/25/2019
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In which Kyle speaks with Iowa state Senator Amy Sinclair (R, Allerton) about her campus free speech bill (currently coded as Senate Study Bill (SSB) 1099) and the broader issues of the First Amendment rights of students, both its history and the unique contemporary controversies surrounding it.

Duration:00:38:12

Freedom is (un)Popular

2/23/2019
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In which Kyle discusses the results of the latest Iowa Poll and defends the push for a state-level Religious Freedom Restoration Act against strident opposition.

Duration:00:55:30

Ethics, Complaints, and Ethical Complaints

2/15/2019
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In which Kyle discusses the new Senate ethics rules, clarifies the source of the IFA sexual harassment settlement, and laments the loss of Senator Jeff Danielson, and celebrates a Democrat arguing (perhaps inadvertently) for legislative supremacy.

Duration:00:56:32

Here Comes the (Judicial Issues)

2/8/2019
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In which Kyle discusses campus free speech in the context of the University of Iowa and Business Leaders in Christ, the point of the Iowa judicial selection commission changes, and the heart of the abortion debate.

Duration:00:53:01

Electoral Expectations, Absurd Specificities

2/1/2019
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The very first full episode. (A special welcome to those months or years in the future who feel the need to listen to every episode of a podcast from the beginning: you are not alone.) In which Kyle talks about the rules of the game regarding IA House District 55, abortion and the state constitution, and the latest news in the presidential caucuses (a full year before the caucuses will take place).

Duration:00:51:52

Announcement

1/21/2019
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Host Kyle Day announces a new podcast about Iowa politics and current affairs, from a perspective not easily found in the "new media" market.

Duration:00:01:53